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Algorithms Tell Us How to Think, and This is Changing Us

As computers learn how to mimic us, are we starting to be more like them?

Are we making a mistake by handing over so much decision-making authority and control to lines of code?

“Algorithms are not inherently fair, because the person who builds the model defines success.” — Cathy O’Neil, Data scientist

“Facebook’s algorithms promote extreme messages over neutral ones, which can elevate disinformation over information, conspiracy theories over facts.” — Roger McNamee, Silicon Valley Investor

“Are we in danger of losing our humanity?”

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